Safe Supervisor

PEC Safe Supervisor incorporates interactive, instructor-led classroom training with digital, self-paced components to equip safety professionals with the foundational knowledge needed to lead teams at a supervisor level.

Course Info:

Length: 1-day Instructor-led Component with 2 Computer-based Testing Modules
Delivery Method: Instructor-led plus eLearning Components

PEC Safe Supervisor is a leadership course designed to provide an introduction to a supervisory position by defining the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor. Safe Supervisor gives current and potential safety leaders the foundational knowledge needed to perform at a supervisory level, taught by safety industry experts. This course includes key aspects of a supervisor’s job, including continuous crew assessments, communicating effectively, implementing change, dealing with difficult workers, and mitigating hazards.


Upon successful completion of the course, a student’s record is updated to reflect the certifications the student has met through this course on their PEC ID card and in PEC Training Tracker. Employers may verify student training on the PEC ID card or online at The student will also obtain the Safe Supervisor Certified credential for 2 years.

Course Components

A Supervisor’s Role and Responsibility

Activity: Supervisor Tasks
Activity: Supervisor Self-Assessment

Qualities of a Supervisor

Video: Setting an Example and Positive vs. Negative Attitudes


Supervisor Expectations
Supervisor Training
Video: A Supervisor’s Responsibility to Their Crew
Supervisor Toolbox

Knowing Your Crew

Activity – Crew Assessment

A Supervisor’s Responsibility to Safety

What are the Principles of Leadership?
Activity: Supervisor Strengths and Weaknesses


Activity: Attitude Assessment


Activity: Crew Assessment – Delegation

Time Management

Activity: Create a Time Management Plan


Activity: Communication Feedback
Activity: Crew Assessment – Communication
Video: Communication

Safety Culture

Implementing Changes
Hazard Recognition and Identification Tools
Job Safety Analysis
Safety Meetings
Conducting Inspections
Incident and Accident Investigation

Feedback and Disciplining Workers

Video: Six Steps of Proper Feedback
Activity: Handling Difficult Conversations

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